| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Tampa Bay
2013 l 92-71, second place Last year in playoffs l 2013
Tampa's young rotation — average age: 25 — may prove to...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Is Clayton Kershaw the most popular pitcher in Major League Baseball?
By one measure, yes. The Dodgers ace and defending National League Cy Young winner led all pitchers in jersey sales during the off-season, based on sales from MLB's online shop....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:28 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Mike Trout saw nothing but fastballs in two at-bats against Texas ace Yu Darvish on Tuesday. They might be the last fastballs the Angels center fielder sees from the Rangers right-hander this season.
Trout, who lined out to left...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Angels 7, Texas Rangers 4
AT THE PLATE: Raul Ibanez hit a solo home run to right field, and Chris Iannetta hit a run-scoring double to center off Rangers ace Yu Darvish in the second inning. Howie Kendrick's two-out, two-run single in the sixth tied the...
| May 4, 2014
| 7:21 PM
AT THE PLATE: Erick Aybar and Albert Pujols hit solo homers in the first inning — it was the 502nd homer of Pujols' career — but the Angels managed little else against Rangers ace Yu Darvish, who gave up three runs and seven hits in 61/3...
| May 4, 2014
| 6:27 PM
To harp on Mike Trout’s strikeouts would be like hiking through Yosemite on a gorgeous spring day, taking in the grandeur of Half Dome rising above the tree line and saying, “That’s nice, but where’s the other half?”
| May 10, 2014
| 3:33 PM
A look at what a few major leaguers had to say this week:
"This is an on-field issue for uniformed personnel. That's all there is to it. I'm a grown man. I'm 29. I'm not a prospect or 22. I feel good, and I'm grown up enough and responsible enough to...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be making his third consecutive All-Star game appearance and Angels outfielder Mike Trout his second.
And rookie sensation Yasiel Puig of the Dodgers still has a chance of making his first.
Puig, who has played...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:18 PM
-- Orioles first baseman Chris Davis was named American League Player of the Week on Monday following his history-making start to the season.
It is the second consecutive player of the week honor for Davis, who ended the regular season last year...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka might not be made available to major league teams this winter, the president of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles told a Japanese sports newspaper.
Because of new rules that will be implemented, the most the Golden Eagles...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:32 PM
That Mike Trout hit a home run off Texas right-hander Yu Darvish on Tuesday night wasn’t surprising. The Angels center fielder has already hit three homers off the Rangers ace in two years. What was stunning was that the solo shot to center field...